Stories From Nov 2009

Nov 30, 2009

A Library In Your Pocket

When it comes to information about NCSU Libraries, yeah, we’ve got an app for that. The NCSU Libraries Mobile Web site provides students and faculty with the most complete of library services currently available for mobile devices. Using any mobile device with Web access, NC State students and faculty can access a range of library information – from book and article searches, computer availability to the length of the line at the café and Webcam views of construction at the new Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.

Nov 30, 2009

NC State Research Indicates Need For National HIV Strategy

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that well over one million people in the United States are infected with HIV/AIDS. New research from North Carolina State University shows that many of those infected are minorities and do […]

Nov 28, 2009

Crisis Drill Will Not Affect Campus Operations, Activities

A drill to provide training during crisis situations, scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 8, will have no effect on North Carolina State University campus activities or operations. The table-top drill scenario involves a hypothetical crisis event occurring on campus. Members of […]

Nov 24, 2009

Nobel Laureate to Deliver Fall Commencement Address at NC State

Nobel Prize winner and NC State alumnus Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, a worldwide leader in the study of climate change, will deliver NC State‘s commencement address on Saturday, Dec. 19, at the RBC Center in Raleigh. The commencement ceremony will […]

Nov 23, 2009


In trading the blustery Connecticut winters for the balmy breezes that blow through NC State's campus all year long, senior Jezzette Rivera has found educational and life-enrichment opportunities she said wouldn't have been possible had she stayed closer to her Connecticut home.

Nov 23, 2009

Lose the Fat: Targeting Grease to Curtail Sewer Overflows

Sewer overflows are a nasty business, posing dangers to human health and the environment. North Carolina State University is launching a new project with funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that targets the fat and grease that contribute […]

Nov 19, 2009

In Memoriam: Robert Hambourger

Dr. Robert Hambourger, who retired this spring from the Department of Philosophy and Religion, died Sunday, Nov. 15. He was 65.

Nov 19, 2009

In Memoriam: Paul Bredenberg

Dr. Paul Bredenberg died Sunday, Nov. 15, at  86. He had lived in Raleigh since 1950, where he raised a family, taught philosophy for 36 years and spearheaded a youth tennis program.

Nov 19, 2009

Team Wins Again

Faculty members and graduate students in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences have been honored a second time for developing a food processing technology.

Nov 19, 2009

Potts Honored

Lt. Rick Potts with Campus Police received the Servant Leader Award from the Department of Greek Life. Potts was recognized for building partnerships with fraternities and sororities.